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Feb 5, 2013 12:35am PST
where the boy kidnapped from a school bus is safe. a new picture of five-year-old ethan. >> i have been to the hospital. i have visited with ethan. he is doing fine. he's laughing, joking, playing, eating. the things that you would expect a normal five to six-year-old young man to do. >> reporter: the suspect, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes is dead. abc news learned authorities inserted a camera into the bunker and monster his movements. they positioned the s.w.a.t. team near the entrance and used an explosives charge to get into the bunker and neutralize dykes. >> the fbi feared the child was in eminent danger and rescued the child. >> reporter: last tuesday he boarded a school bus and threatened the kids. >> he is threat tong kill us all or something. >> reporter: dykes allegedly shot and killed the bus driver and kidnapped ethan. >> just had a bus driver shot and possibly killed. >> reporter: after dykes grabbed him he headed to a bunker behind his house. >> he seemed like a weird person and i thought that is just the way he is. >> reporter: he was a decorated vietnam vet. he moved back
Feb 6, 2013 12:00am PST
. installation starting at just $49 -- a savings of $250. adt. always there. >>> tonight saving ethan. inside the dramatic rescue of the boy in the bunker. >> i have faith that he was going to come back. >> exclusive details on how he's doing on the eve of his sixth birthday. >>> plus you've seen me do this. has it changed my mind about guns? tonight i'll go head-to-head with a man who says gun owners should stand his ground. robert zimmerman is the brother of the man who shot trayvon martin. also he helped save gabby giffords. what daniel hernandez thinks of guns in america. >> having more guns does not solve the problem. >> my exclusive with a woman who grew up a scientologist, how she says she escaped. this is piers morgan tonight. >>> good evening. gun advocates have been telling me for months that i don't know what it is like to shoot a gun and that i therefore have no business expressing any opinion on guns. i disagree with that premise. but i now know exactly what it's like to shoot an ar-15 assault rifle. and for that matter, a browning m-2 machine gun. both of which astonishingly are
Feb 5, 2013 1:00am PST
-old ethan is safe tonight. we just got this photo to the left of him entering the hospital safe and sound, his armed captor, an alleged killer, is dead. jimmy lee dykes grabbed the boy from a school bus six days ago. after holding the boy in a bunker for nearly a week now, talking with authorities through a pvc pipe things began breaking down. today authorities went in saving the boy and killing jimmy lee dykes. we're waiting to hear from state, local and federal officials. we just learned that president obama has spoken with fbi director mueller to congratulate him on how the operation ended, how things went down. as we wait for that news conference, we are joined now by marty savage, who is live in midland city. what's the latest on how the little boy is doing? we know he did go to the hospital. >> reporter: right, susan, yes, we've been getting some updates on how he is. he's been taken now to what's a special wing or area that's been set aside inside that hospital. where he is with his family, and at the same time, can be checked out by doctors and they can assess how he's doing both
Feb 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
't going to get him back. reporter: the mother of 6-year- old 'e-than gillman tells dr. phil he now has trouble sleeping. he was held hostage by vietnam veteran jimmy lee dikes in an underground bunker. they are now revealing the hostage situation that lasted nearly a full week. she says he first watched his bus driver getting killed and then saw his kid naryp getting shot. >> did he see mr. poland murdered? >> yes, he did. the other day we saw a school bus, and he was fixated on that school bus. he couldn't take his eyes off of it. i'm scared of how he will take getting on a bus. reporter: e-than has yet to get on a school bus. but his mom told dr. fill he overcame so much so much while being held captive. e-than as asperger's syndrome and is bipolar. >> he complied, he did his best, and he stayed alive. reporter: e-than's mom told dr. fill that this is just the beginning. reporter: two of dr. phil's colleagues joined in the interview to give e-than's mom somed a ice and guidance to help her son move past all of this. >> the motive for dikes'
Feb 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
bunker where he held a 5- year-old boy named ethan captive for nearly a week. the f.b.i.'s hostage rescue team stormed into the bunker and rescued ethan monday afternoon. they set off flash grenades to confuse and distract dykes. then they shot and killed him. officials tell cbs news, the f.b.i. grew concerned with dykes' behavior, watching him through a camera that was inserted into the bunker during the standoff. john miller is a former f.b.i. distant director. >> cameras can be introduced through fiber optic lenses that can be drilled into a pin hole in the wall or introduced in other objects. there's a lot of reasons they don't go into the detail of that which these are techniques they may need to use the next time. >> reporter: ethan is reportedly okay and undergoing medical evaluations. the boy has a disorder similar to autism. he turns 6 tomorrow. school buses took students back to midland city elementary today for the first time since bus driver charles poland was killed and ethan was abducted. >> i'm just proud ethan is going to be able to come back to school. we're looking forwa
Feb 6, 2013 1:00am PST
lee dykes, is dead, killed by an fbi team. his captive ethan -- we're withholding his last name -- is out of the hospital and said to be doing well. in a moment, what lies ahead for him. we'll talk with ed smart. he of course was lucky enough to be able to help his daughter elizabeth heal after being held captive for months. john walsh. "america's most wanted" is also going to join us. and we'll talk with the son of the heroic bus driver who died trying to stop the kidnapper. first though there's a lot more unfolding at this moment. martin savidge has the latest from the crime scene. marty, what are we learning? >> reporter: anderson, you were talking about both those photos and, now, the word of these explosive devices. we've been told all day long by authorities that one of the reasons why the public wasn't being allowed in the area was the concern for these explosive devices. now we learn there were two of them, one located inside the bunker, which would show you how dangerous it was the entire time for that young child and the agents that made the entry. and now the other de
Feb 5, 2013 2:00am PST
is a dinosaur. little ethan's kidnaper is dead, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes killed yesterday in the fbi raid that freed that little boy. victor blackwell, live from midland city, alabama this morning. i know you're very excited to be sharing this information, victor. what do we know about the raid and why law enforcement actually decided to go in? >> good morning, zoraida. two reasons primarily. the first is because authorities say they observed jimmy lee dykes with a gun and the second reason is because in the day leading up to that raid, the communications with dykes had broken down. so they realized they could not wait any longer to go in and rescue ethan. ethan is safe. this is a photograph of the 5-year-old being taken into a hospital after nearly a week being held in an underground bunker in alabama. >> he's fine. he's laughing, playing, joking, eating, the things you would expect a normal 5-year-old or 6-year-old young man to do. he's very brave, he's very lucky. the success story is that he is out safe and doing great. >> reporter: the dramatic end came after officers saw 65-year-old
Feb 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
of rescuing ethan. one day after the 5-year-old boy from alabama was freed from captivity, the fbi has released the first photos that show the site of the underground bunker where he was held for six days. now the area is tented and we will hold this up for a second, they think the site could be dangerous and still contain explosives. you can see that pipe in the prior picture. that pipe was actually the pipe they were using to communicate with jimmy lee dykes. these pictures are coming as we learn new details about the daring rescue operation. martin savidge is "outfront" with the story. >> reporter: for days, as the command center and a nearby church continued to grow, authorities remain in constant communication with jimmy lee dykes, speaking to him over a telephone in his bunker. a law enforcement source characterized dykes as contentious the entire time. despite that, dykes allowed authorities to deliver what were called comfort items through a hatch. >> he allowed us to provide coloring books, medication, toys. >> reporter: dykes was said to be caring for the boy, providing an el
Feb 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
of robert bentley who met with ethan and his mother today. also today for the first time since his abduction, ethan and his mother are speaking out in an interview with dr. phil and talk about those frightening six days and about how ethan is doing right now. >> give me five. i like it. >> nine days after ethan was freed from an underground bunker, the world is getting the first glimpse of this brave 6-year-old, but his mother, jennifer kirkland, tells dr. phil is recovery has been difficult. >> he is having a very hard time sleeping soundly. he's, he slings his arms and tosses and turns. he's, he's cried out a few times. >> in a story that captivated the nation, ethan was kidnapped at gunpoint from a schoolbus last month. his abductor had boarded the bus and killed the driver. for six day, ethan was held underground by dykes in an eight by six bunker. over the years, the vietnam veteran behaved strangely and had beaten a dog to death with a pipe, but kirkland says dykes took surprisingly good care of her son. >> when he found out ethan was autistic and took medication, i believe that's why
Feb 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
: brian, good evening. today ethan's mother broke her silence. in a written statement she said, i woke up this morning to the most beautiful sight, my sweet boy. i can't describe how incredible it is to hold him again. at the hospital today, there were no signs of the ordeal young ethan, seen here in earlier photos, has been through. >> he was running around the hospital room, putting sticky notes on everyone that was in there, eating a turkey sandwich, and watching spongebob. >> reporter: at the site of the standoff, federal bomb technicians are searching for possible explosives. as details emerge, we're learning the fbi operation to free ethan was calculated, meticulous, and daring. >> i thought that the fbi action yesterday was exemplary, and as i think more details are shared, you will understand why i use the word exemplary. >> reporter: we now know that five days into the standoff, while 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes held ethan hostage underground, police say their daily negotiations deteriorated. dykes appeared more unstable and yesterday started carrying a gun. negotiators knew that
Feb 2, 2013 12:35am PST
ethan trapped in an underground bunker with this man, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes. >> it's an innocent kid, he's crying for his parent and grandparents and he does not know what's going on. let this kid go. >> reporter: today the bright yellow bus turned crime scene was towed away. >> the child is on the line with us and advising that the bus driver has been shot. >> reporter: the crisis began when dykes boarded the bus full of kids on tuesday. brother and sister who were on the bus said that dykes threatened to kill them. >> my older brother's friend told us to stay down, and i look up and he's talking about threatening to kill us all or something. he's like i'll call all of y'all. i just want two kids. and he started pointing at my brother and his friend. >> reporter: he then shot and killed charles poland, the bus driver who tried to intervene. >> just had a bus driver shot. >> reporter: police say dykes grabbed ethan, the kindergartener who kids say always liked to sit in the front row and headed to a bunker he built behind his house. >> he always seemed like a weird person. i alwa
Feb 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
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Feb 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
: the incident happened more than a month ago but the medical examiner has ruled that ethan sailor died of asphyxia while in police custody. investigators say security was called when 26-year-old ethan sailor refused to leave a frederick movie theater. deputy first class james harris put sailor in handcuffs, face down when he suffered a medical emergency and died. >> he's never had put their hands on him before in his life. >> reporter: the case has sparked outrage with hundreds commenting on the sheriff's facebook page. the sheriff issued a letter saying in part the death of mr. saylor was tragic and i want to assure everyone that a thorough investigation is being conducted. the three deputies have been placed on administrative leave pending the results of the investigation. for the past month they've been on the job. >> the family doesn't and i don't understand why they were not placed on administrative leave immediately upon the death of someone who was in their custody. >> we miss him. it's our loss. >> reporter: ethan saylor was a beloved chur
Feb 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
to that little boy held hostage, 5-year-old ethan. >> he's also allowed us to providing color books, medication, toys. and i want to thank him for taking care of our child. >> reporter: it's unclear what kind of medication, but the boy reportedly has adhd and a form of autism. police don't think that dykes has physically harmed the boy. but we know that he has crying. there are near-freezing temperatures. last tuesday, it was like any other school day. little ethan was sitting in his favorite seat on the bus. >> i looked up. he was threatening to kill us. he said, i'll kill you all. >> reporter: she was on that bus and said that dykes walked in and gave the driver a note. before shooting him dead and then running off with ethan in his arms. one of dykes' neighbors said that his behavior was so bizarre in the weeks before the shooting that they should have told somebody. >> i regret not warning some of the neighbors of some of his tendencies. and telling them that he's the type of guy that you might need to stay away from. he could be dangerous in the future. >> reporter: meanwhile, ethan is a b
Feb 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
from alabama with exclusive pictures and you met with the family, david and how is he doing? >> ethan is smiling wide. you'll see it for yourself here tonight. so is his mom, brother, and entire family. grateful for that rescue, grateful they were able to throw him that birthday party, that team getting him out just before he turned six. tonight, an abc news exclusive. this is ethan. that boy held in that bunker. now home with his mother. his family, now smiling again. >> reporter: the family telling us they hoped we should america their little boy is back. and tonight, for the first time, the images from ethan's birthday party this week. he turned 6. taken captive just days before his birthday, the entire town had hoped and prayed for this party. and they held it. his family, his friends, and the heroes. the team that saved him. the fbi agent who made the call to move in. >> approximately 3:12 this afternoon, fbi agents safely recovered the child who has been held hostage for nearly a week. >> reporter: for the first time, ethan's immediate family is talking. his older brother tellin
Feb 5, 2013 5:00am EST
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Feb 5, 2013 9:00am EST
a lot. >> reporter: relief and hope this morning as 5-year-old ethan is recovering after being held hostage in an underground bunker. >> by the grace of god, he's okay. >> reporter: this hour, find out how the boy was saved from storming the bunker to reports of secret cameras, even the u.s. military was involved. >>> all right, we've lost lights. >> all right, we're going to a manual override. >> reporter: new reports the last-minute electrical upgrades caused that power outage during the super bowl. today we're on the ground pressing the city and the power company to tell us what happened. >> yeah, super bowl power outage during the middle of the super bowl in louisiana. don't worry, fema said they will be there no later than thursday. no later than -- >> reporter: trapped in a four-alarm fire, five firefighters barely escaping the blaze. the amazing story from baltimore this morning. >>> and scout's honor, the boy scouts, more than 3 million strong considering dropping its ban on gay members. >> after decades of being out of the closet, the boy scouts of america forced me back in
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am EST
was confirmed dead, though no details were given. the boy known only as ethan was described as physically unharmed and taken to a local hospital. ethan's ordeal began last tuesday when dykes boarded his school bus and demanded two boys between the ages of six and eight. the driver, chuck poland, blocked his path and was shot dead. dykes then grabbed ethan. the 65-year-old vietnam veteran was described by neighbors as an angry man.he patrolled his property with a gun. he was facing a court case for threatening neighbors. he was said by one to have beaten her dog to death. during the siege, negotiators kept talking to dykes. he allowed them to pass toys, food, and medicine through a ventilation pipe. ethan is said to have asperger syndrome.>> over the past 24 hours, our communications with the suspect had deteriorated. we were certainly concerned for the safety of the child. i can tell you that i have been to the hospital. i have visited with ethan. he is doing fine. he is laughing, joking, playing, eating -- things you would expect a normal five-year-old to six-year-old young man to do. >>
Feb 6, 2013 4:00am EST
of that young alabama boy held hostage for a week. the boy identified only by his firth name ethan celebrated his sixth birthday today when the fbi stormed the bunker where he was held captive, the suspect opened fire. jimmy lee dykes was killed. it appears he was prepared for a raid. investigators found a bomb in the bunker and one in the pipe dykes used to communicate with the authorities. marlie hall reports. >> reporter: investigators are still gathering and processing everyday from the underground bunker where suspect jimmy dykes held ethan captive. the fbi's hostage rescue team stormed into the bunker monday, set off hand grenades and then shot and killed dykes. they moved in after watching dykes through a camera that was inserted into the bunker during the standoff. cbs correspondent john miller has more. >> they could be drilled into a pinhole in the wall. >> reporter: miller says the fbi will not reveal their spy tactics because they want to keep them secret for the next hostage situation. students returned to midland elementary. a sign outside the school honors charles poland who tr
Feb 13, 2013 6:00pm EST
story has gripped the country. >> for six long days ethan kirkland was held hostage in an underground bunker. a short time ago right here on wusa9 ethan and his mom spoke with dr. phil. >> heard that he had been rescued, how did they tell you? what did they say? >> i was outside the church and they kept telling me to come on in, that they had something to tell us and they showed everybody else out. that's when they said that ethan had been recovered. i didn't know how to act. i mean it was the happiest moment of my entire life. >> ethan was talking about his bus driver shot and killed by jimmy lee dykes before he kidnapped ethan. after six days in the bunker agents gained entry and were able to shoot and kill dykes. >> reporter: this is bruce johnson and this is the d.c. family homeless shelter. nearly 600 children live inside this building. coming u >>> there are nearly 600 children living in the district's homeless shelter. bruce johnson reports there's no single reason for this, but the shortage of supply of affordable housing seems to be the biggest reason. >> reporter: ramika m
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